Health Economics: Theory, Insights, and Industry Studies (with InfoTrac College Edition 2-Semester and Economic Applications Printed Access Card) / Edition 5

Health Economics: Theory, Insights, and Industry Studies (with InfoTrac College Edition 2-Semester and Economic Applications Printed Access Card) / Edition 5

by Rexford E. Santerre, Neun
     
 


No matter how extensive--or limited--your economics background, HEALTH ECONOMICS, Fifth Edition, delivers current, comprehensive, and complete coverage that equips you with a solid, practical knowledge of today's fast-changing health care systems. Thoroughly revised, the new Fifth Edition addresses the many changes in both the public and private sectors as it… See more details below

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No matter how extensive--or limited--your economics background, HEALTH ECONOMICS, Fifth Edition, delivers current, comprehensive, and complete coverage that equips you with a solid, practical knowledge of today's fast-changing health care systems. Thoroughly revised, the new Fifth Edition addresses the many changes in both the public and private sectors as it thoroughly presents the costs and benefits associated with various health care choices. With a lively and inviting writing style, the text presents topics in an easy-to-understand format that uses only the core foundations of economic theory while also presenting real-world applications that you can readily apply to your own life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324789072
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/28/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents


1. Introduction. 2. Health and Medical Care: An Economic Perspective. 3. Cost and Benefit Analysis. 4. Health Care Systems and Institutions. 5. The Demand for Medical Services. 6. The Demand for Medical Insurance: Traditional and Managed Care Coverage. 7. Medical Care Production and Costs. 8. Structure, Conduct, Performance, and Market Analysis. 9. Government, Health, and Medical Care. 10. Government as Health Insurer. 11. The Private Health Insurance Industry. 12. The Physician Services Industry. 13. The Hospital Services Industry. 14. The Pharmaceutical Industry. 15. The Long-Term Care Industry. 16. Health Care Reform.

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